How the fossilised creature may have looked in its heyday.
As a new David Attenborough documentary examines a remarkable fossil, a leading expert gives his verdict.
Hanging out in Borneo.
My holiday to Borneo in 2004 was more than just a chance to see incredible wildlife like orangutans and pygmy elephants. It helped crystallise for me the innate nature of scientific thinking.
Is it his physics, his hair or something else? Brian Cox pulls record audiences around the world.
Packed venues, rock star status. What makes some scientists so damned marketable?
BBC NHU/Fredi Devas
Some animals love living in the urban jungle – but they are a small minority, compared to those we risk losing to urbanisation.
This massive dragonfly, the Swordbearer Emperor
Anax gladiator, is named for the blade-like spike at its tail tip.
Copyright Jens Kipping
There are 6,000 named dragonfly species worldwide but recently 60 new species were found showing how much more we can learn.
If it weren't for Sir David's enchanting work, this wildlife professor would probably be an accountant.
Sir David on the Great Barrier Reef.
David Attenborough © Serengeti Entertainment
Sir David Attenborough has issued a call the save the Great Barrier Reef.
Who you callin’ big ears?
The life story of any animal involves daily struggles and triumphs, twists and turns – and each individual has its own unique narrative. The new Life Story series from the BBC Natural History Unit shows…
More people is better for evolution.
Charles Darwin famously drew upon Thomas Malthus’s treatise on human population growth to build his theory of evolution by natural selection. Malthus was worried about the rising population of the lower…